Sites, times set for N.O. playoff games

Our defense has come together, and it is playing as one. We’re playing like our hair is on fire.” Matthew Kennedy, Rummel defensive tackle

NEW ORLEANS — Sites and times for this weekend’s New Orleans-area football quarterfinal playoff games have been finalized.

In Class 5A, Mandeville hosts Catholic-Baton Rouge and Rummel plays at Ouachita of Monroe at 7 p.m. Friday.

In 4A, St. Augustine meets Karr at Behrman Stadium, Holy Cross will host LaGrange at Tad Gormley and McDonogh 35 faces Teurlings Catholic at Pan-American, all at 7 p.m. Friday.

In 2A, John Curtis hosts Riverside at Muss Bertolino at 7 p.m. Friday; Carver hosts Evangel Christian at Pan-American at 5 p.m. Saturday.

In 1A, West St. John plays at Vermilion Catholic in Abbeville at 7 p.m. Friday.